How to Craft a Franchise Compliance Program

How to Craft a Franchise Compliance Program      Franchise compliance should be the top concern of any existing or potential franchisor. Many experienced business people jump into the franchise model without fully understanding the rules, regulations, and penalties for a poorly implemented franchise system. The franchise industry is very regulated compared to the typical business environment[…]

Franchising and the E-2 Visa

Franchising and the E-2 Visa      The United States attracts many business owners and investors each year seeking to secure their wealth and future through America’s robust private sector and private property protections. For foreign nationals the US remains the premier offshore wealth and asset protection and investment haven. One of the major benefits of starting[…]

New Franchise Rules in Effect in California

New Franchise Rules in Effect in California      California franchisees have new legal protections against a franchisor’s termination or non-renewal without cause and refusals to transfer. Later last year the California Franchise Relations Act (CFRA) was significantly revised to offer franchisees greater protections against franchisor actions. Only 18 states have legislation restricting the franchisor-franchisee relationship, often[…]

2016: Advice from the Experts

2016: Advice from the Experts      The new year is always an exciting time for businesses and entrepreneurs. A time to fully reflect on the progress or setbacks of the last year and begin planning for how to make this year your best. Reidel Law Firm always endeavors to give our clients and friends the best[…]

What is a Franchise Operations Manual?

What is a Franchise Operations Manual?      Every franchise system needs a well drafted operations manual in place to grow and attract franchisees. The operations manual for a franchise covers all aspects of the business and provides the knowledge any franchisee needs to operate the business. It is where the franchise system explains its rules, standards,[…]

When to Franchise Your Business

When to Franchise Your Business      Making the decision to franchise your business is very big and should not be taken lightly. A franchise is a business model that allows an owner to expand and sell the business model to other entrepreneurs, explained in more detail in our article: What is a Franchise. There are four[…]